VOV.VN - Vietnam imported a total of 93,248 tonnes of pork and related products during the opening seven months of the year, mainly from Canada, Germany, Brazil, Russia, and the US, according to the Department of Animal Health.
Vietnam’s domestic pork supplies could fall by 20 to 35 percent this year as a consequence of African swine fever, according to the Institute of Policy and Strategy for Agriculture and Rural Development (IPSARD).
Vietnamese agencies have joined hands with a French partner on the research and production of vaccines against the African swine fever (ASF) and foot and mouth disease (FMD).
VOV.VN - In addition to businesses that have already established inroads in the country, more than 50 foreign enterprises have expressed an interest in exporting pork products to Vietnam, according to information released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
HCM City will continue to work with southwestern cities and provinces to ensure an adequate supply of goods at stable prices, according to the city Department of Industry and Trade.
The Russian media said on December 26 that a company in the central province of Kursk has been licensed to export pork to Vietnam, amid limited supply in the domestic market due to African swine fever.
Developing large-scale outsourcing farms is ideal to promote the sustainable development of the livestock sector because it ensures safe and stable supply in the context of the African swine fever while creating stable benefits for both farmers and livestock companies.
The Ministry of Finance has recently sent Dispatch No.14813/BTC-CST to competent ministries and sectors, suggesting cutting import on chicken and pork products.
VOV.VN -Ky Anh district in Ha Tinh province has been forced to cull 331 pigs with a total weight of 18,632 kg as of October 30, all of which had been infected with the African swine fever (ASF).
Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien told a press conference in Hanoi on October 14 that the agriculture sector expanded by 2.02 percent in nine months of this year despite African swine fever.
China wants to cooperate with Vietnam in agricultural development such as science-technology, research facilities, infrastructure construction, farm produce processing, and agricultural investment, a Chinese official has said.
VOV.VN -The ongoing African swine fever (ASF) epidemic has so far spread to communes and districts throughout Tra Vinh province, although at present the city is yet to see any cases of the disease.
VOV.VN - Fresh cases of the African swine fever (ASF) epidemic have been discovered with complicated developments in Vinh City in the central province of Nghe An, with Nghi Kim commune being the hardest hit by the latest outbreak.
VOV.VN - Five districts in the north-central province of Thanh Hoa have declared free from African swine fever, according to the provincial Animal Health and Husbandry sub-department.
Germany stands ready to share experience in African swine fever (ASF) prevention and control with Hanoi, said Hans-Joachim Fuchtel, Parliamentary State Secretary at German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever continue to be discovered in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, stated Tran Thi Hoai Tram, chief of the office of the provincial People’s Committee, on August 24.
Veterinary experts from the Netherlands shared experience in preventing African swine fever during a roundtable discussion held in Hanoi on August 21.
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever are continuing to increase in the northern province of Lao Cai with 200 pigs being culled each day, according to Hoang Chi Hien, chief of the office of the provincial People’s Committee, during a press conference held on August 20.
VOV.VN -The northern province of Son La has been forced to cull approximately 11,000 pigs, weighing a total of 400 tonnes as of August 5, all of which had been infected by the African swine fever (ASF).
VOV.VN - Outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF) have been detected in 27 districts and towns in the north central province of Thanh Hoa after first appearing in the locality five months ago.